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A Teacher's Guide To Education Law

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This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 3/10/2010.
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This clearly written text, which is adapted from its parent volume, Education Law, 4e, provides a concise introduction to topics in education law that are most relevant to teachers. The greater the likelihood of litigation or error in a particular area of professional practice the more extensive the discussion. Topics concerning teacher relationships with their students include: student rights, discipline, negligence, discrimination, and special education. Topics concerning teacher relationships with their employers include: teacher rights, hiring and firing, contracts, unions, collective bargaining, and tenure.

Author Biography

Michael Imber (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. Tyll van Geel (Ed.D., Harvard University; J.D., Northwestern University) is Taylor Professor of Education Emeritus in the Graduate School of Education, University of Rochester.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xii
Understanding Education Lawp. 1
Curriculump. 13
Student Freedom of Expressionp. 42
Student Disciplinep. 79
Equal Educational Opportunity: Race and Genderp. 110
Students with Special Needsp. 145
Federal Constitutional and Statutory Rights of Teachersp. 179
Teacher Employmentp. 225
Collective Bargaining, Unions, and Teacher Contractsp. 246
Tortsp. 269
The Constitution of the United States of Americap. 311
Table of Casesp. 315
Indexp. 340
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